From Publishers Weekly comes word that Pegasus Books has a new fiction imprint, Pegasus Crime. The line will publish crime fiction, mystery novels, police procedurals, espionage thrillers, and paranormal suspense. The imprint's first title will be The Preacher, a follow-up to Camilla Lackberg's international bestseller, The Ice Princess, is due in April.
Coming later this summer: debut author Holly Luhning's gothic thriller Quiver (already out in Canada from HarperCollins Canada), and Danish crime writer Sara Blaedel's first American release, Call Me Princess. Pegasus Crime will publish 12 titles the first year, including hardcovers and trade paperbacks.